To Lefty from Willie

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To Lefty From Willie
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Studio album by Willie Nelson
Released June 1977
Recorded 1975; January Sound Studios, Dallas, Texas
Genre Country
Length 28:31
Label Columbia
Producer Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson chronology
The Troublemaker
(1976)
To Lefty From Willie
(1977)
There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

To Lefty From Willie is a Willie Nelson tribute to fellow country singer Lefty Frizzell. Recorded in 1975, the album sat in the vaults of Columbia Records until 1977.

Rhapsody (online music service) praised the album, calling it one of their favorite cover albums.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mom and Dad's Waltz" (Lefty Frizzell) - 3:02
  2. "Look What Thoughts Will Do" (Lefty Frizzell, Dub Dickerson, Jim Beck) - 2:42
  3. "I Love You a Thousand Ways" (Lefty Frizzell, Jim Beck) - 2:59
  4. "Always Late (With Your Kisses)" (Lefty Frizzell, Blackie Crawford) - 2:25
  5. "I Want to Be With You Always" (Lefty Frizzell, Jim Beck) - 2:39
  6. "She's Gone, Gone, Gone" (Harlan Howard) - 2:31
  7. "A Little Unfair" (Chuck Howard, Hank Cochran) - 3:42
  8. "I Never Go Around Mirrors" (Lefty Frizzell, Sanger D. Shafer) - 2:34
  9. "That's the Way Love Goes" (Lefty Frizzell, Sanger D. Shafer) - 3:11
  10. "Railroad Lady" (Jay Walker, Jimmy Buffett) - 2:39

2003 bonus track[edit]

  1. "If You've Got the Money I've Got the Time" (Lefty Frizzell, Jim Beck) - 1:39

Personnel[edit]

  • Willie Nelson - guitar, vocals
  • Jody Payne - guitar
  • Bee Spears - bass
  • Bobbie Nelson - piano
  • Paul English - drums
  • Mickey Raphael - harmonica

References[edit]